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Severe weather is expected across the central and southern Plains on Wednesday

The Storm Prediction Center is forecasting severe weather for Wednesday across much of the central and southern Plains. Primary threats will be large hail and damaging winds. There could also be small tornado risk farther south along the dryline.
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26 Miles SSW South Lake Tahoe CA

7 Day Forecast

Sacramento, CA

NWS Weather Forecast Office

Overnight

Partly Cloudy

Partly
Cloudy

Low: 24 °F

Wednesday

Mostly Sunny

Mostly
Sunny

High: 46 °F

Wednesday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 29 °F

Thursday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 48 °F

Thursday
Night

Chance Rain/Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Rain/Snow

Low: 23 °F

Friday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

High: 30 °F

Friday
Night

Snow Likely Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Snow
Likely

Low: 18 °F

Saturday

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

High: 36 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

Low: 22 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 24. Light and variable wind.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Light west southwest wind becoming west 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
  • Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 48. West wind 6 to 11 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
  • Thursday Night A chance of rain and snow showers before 11pm, then a chance of snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Friday Snow showers. Some thunder is also possible. High near 30. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
  • Friday Night Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Saturday A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36.
  • Saturday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
  • Sunday A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.
  • Sunday Night A slight chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29.
  • Monday Sunny, with a high near 56.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
  • Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 57.

 

Additional Forecasts and Information

Zone Area Forecast for West Slope Northern Sierra Nevada, CA